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Monroe County Missouri Historical Markers

 
Mark Twain Marker (<i>side 2</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, September 14, 2015
Mark Twain Marker (side 2)
Missouri (Monroe County), Florida — Mark Twain
(side 1) Mark Twain (Samuel Longhorne Clemens) was born in the nearby village of Florida, Nov. 30, 1835. His birthplace was given to the Mark Twain Memorial Park Association by M.A. Violette, 1924, and is maintained as a museum. The . . . — Map (db m123612) HM
Missouri (Monroe County), Florida — The Town of FloridaBirthplace of Mark Twain
Florida, Mo., a settlement of about 60 families and several businesses, “...had two streets, each a couple of hundred yards long; the rest of the avenues mere lanes, with rail fences and cornfields on either side. Both the streets and lanes . . . — Map (db m123614) HM
Missouri (Monroe County), Monroe City — James MonroeFifth President of the United States 1817-1825 — Author of the Monroe Doctrine / Namesake of Monroe City and Monroe County —
James Monroe was born at Monroe's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia on April 28, 1758 to Scots-Welsh parents. He attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia but left school to enlist in the Third Virginia Regiment, . . . — Map (db m149767) HM

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